Archive for July, 2009

Life Is Crap “Crutches” T-shirt

This “Crutches” t-shirt is brought to you by the folks at Life is Crap and is a clever spin on the Life is Good range of “optimistic clothing and accessories for truly inspired people”. [click image for enlarged view] I laughed at the design but don’t think it suits my 110% positive personality and commitment […]


Three 5k’s And A Stress Fracture

Yes, I know, another week gone by with no blog updates. However, this time there’s a valid reason in that there’s not been too much running and fitness stuff to blog about. Last Friday I closed with the following statement: In the evening, assuming I can still put weight on my foot, I’ll be running […]


It’s Been A While…

Oh dear — fallen behind on the blogging again, so here’s a quick catch-up on what’s been happening: Thursday (Day 11): Yesterday, on Day 10, I ran “too-fast-for-an-easy run” and predicted I’d regret it the next day. How right I was. Today was easily the toughest of the marathon training so far, but I survived…..just. […]


Mission Skincare Ultra-Sweatproof Sunscreen

Just noticed that my second tube of Mission Skincare Ultra-Sweatproof Sunscreen is almost empty, which (a) prompted me to order some more and (b) gave me the idea of writing a quick post about the product. For several years I’ve been in search of a sunscreen that wasn’t greasy, wouldn’t sting, would let my skin […]


McMillan Custom Marathon Plan Week 2 Begins

With Week 1 comfortably in the bag, it’s time to continue the Base Phase of the McMillan Training Plan. Here’s how the week has gone so far: Monday (Day 8): Circumstances dictated a treadmill run on Monday. I wasn’t really looking forward to being stuck inside but oddly enough, it turned out to be quite […]